Jul 2 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0148-1003-15-V for Medical Center Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Medical Center Steam Plant (steam production and distribution plant), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202 in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 4, 2015 and ends on Tuesday, August 04, 2015. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Jul 2 2015 Tips for Safe Grilling from Public Health and Wellness

The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness urges people to observe a few simple food safety tips when grilling or cooking out. “The Fourth of July holiday is a time when many Americans cook out as they celebrate our country’s birthday,” said Dr. Sarah Moyer, interim director of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. “No one wants to get sick over the holiday.

Jul 1 2015 Compost Workshops Offered

The Solid Waste Management Division of Metro Public Works will offer compost workshops July 25, 2015 at Limerick Garden and August 1 at Miles Park. Composting is an easy way to turn yard waste and food scraps into make-it-yourself fertilizer for use in gardens, lawns and other landscaping. It also greatly reduces the need for haul-away disposal of those organic materials.

Jul 1 2015 Free Compost Workshops Offered

Learn to turn yard waste and food scraps into fertilizer

Jul 1 2015 Louisville’s minimum wage increases to $7.75 today

Stating today, minimum wage in Louisville is $7.75 an hour.

The new rate took effect after the Kentucky Court of Appeal denied a request for an emergency injunction to stop Louisville’s minimum wage increase.

All companies in Jefferson County, including independent cities and unincorporated areas, are required to start paying their hourly employees — excluding tip workers — the new rate.